February 24, 2014
Syrian forces strike a town near Damascus, killing at least four, as Assad continues to battle the opposition for control of Syria.
Jordanian border guards foiled an attempt to smuggle ammunition into Jordan early Monday morning.
Egypt's army-backed government has resigned, state-run Al Ahram said on its website on Monday.
Bombs and clashes shook Bahrain's stability on Monday after two homemade explosive devices went off overnight in a village near capital Manama and police battled rioters, police sources reported.
The Egyptian army has destroyed eight more tunnels used for smuggling along the border with the Palestinian Gaza Strip, according to an army spokesman.
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Hezbollah’s pullout from Syria could put an end to suicide bomb attacks that have struck Lebanese areas where the group enjoys wide support.
The Turkish government has denied reports that the Taliban has opened an office in capital Ankara in an effort to revive the peace process between Ankara, Pakistan and Turkey.
An Egyptian prosecutor has alleged that former president Mohamed Morsi gave Egyptian state secrets to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards. If convicted of this charge, Morsi could face capital punishment.
An Israeli legal rights group has urged the British-based charity Oxfam to cut ties with Palestinian organizations linked to terrorist groups.
February 23, 2014
A Kuwait Member of Parliament has called for 280,000 expats per year to be deported, in order to help address the “demographic situation” in the small Gulf state.
Saudi Arabia’s health authorities say the death of an elderly woman from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has brought the death toll from the illness in the country to 61.
The progress of nuclear talks between Iran and the six major world powers has provoked the ire of Israel, with the Zionist regime intensifying efforts to derail the negotiations.
Two extremist militants have killed a senior al-Qaeda operative in Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, as infighting among rival foreign-backed groups continues in the Arab country.
Syria said Sunday it is ready to cooperate with a rare UN Security Council resolution to allow humanitarian access, so long as it respects "state sovereignty."
Saad Hariri recently stated that he may return to Lebanon for the president election in the spring.